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Comeback Peter Corris
Code: 50  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: , Fiction, Crime, History
Thursday, May 17 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 4, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay Venue & Transport Info
Peter Corris, Mark Dapin (facilitator)
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He has two new books but does Peter Corris still have what it takes to cut it as a writer on the mean streets of Sydney? Corris reckons the skills are still there, and he’s produced a new Cliff Hardy, Comeback, and Mad Dog, a non-fiction crime book to nail home the point. His writing future looks promising. Despite a stellar career across more genres than some people have had hot dinners, Corris may not be all he seems. The man to find out is Mark Dapin. The two men talk. Anything could happen.

Peter Corris (Australian)

Peter Corris has been a full-time writer since 1982 and has been credited with reviving the Australian crime novel, using local settings and a series character firmly rooted in Australian culture: Cliff Hardy. Peter has written many other books, including a very successful biography of Fred Hollows and a collection of short stories set around the game of golf.

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Mark Dapin (Australian)

Mark Dapin is an author, journalist, editor, lecturer and former features writer for Good Weekend magazine. Strange Country was a travel bestseller and his first novel, King of the Cross, won a Ned Kelly Award. His second novel, Spirit House, has been tipped by The Australian to be in the running for all this year’s literary prizes.

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